Total Motorcycle Website – 2006 Honda Shadow VLX / VLX Deluxe

You are here: HomeNew Models — 2006 Honda Motorcycle Models

2006 Honda Shadow VLX/VLX Deluxe
Back to 2006 Honda Motorcycle Index Page


Click photos to enlarge.
They make great desktop images.

2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe
2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe


2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe
2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe

2006 Honda Shadow VLX
2006 Honda Shadow VLX



– 2006 Honda Shadow VLX / VLX Deluxe

Shadow VLX/VLX Deluxe

Cruiser fans looking for classic styling, an incredibly low seat height and a readily affordable price can find it all in the Shadow VLX and VLX Deluxe.



NEW FOR 2006

– New Light Silver Metallic and Candy Dark Red colors adorn the Shadow® VLX Deluxe model.



– Brilliant chrome finish on cylinder-head covers, right and left engine covers, and left-rear engine cover.



– 583cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
_ -Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.

– Coolant-heated carburetor is tuned for excellent power and rideability.

– Finned cylinders enhance appearance.

– Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.

– Wide-ratio four-speed transmission.

– Dual exhaust system offers a rumbling sound and custom appearance.

– Reliable electric starting system.

– CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.

– Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioners.



– Double-cradle steel frame allows a long wheelbase, and a low seat height of just 25.6 inches.

– 39mm front fork offers a compliant, controlled ride.

– Specially designed swingarm gives the bike a custom, hardtail look.

– Rear shock has seven-position spring preload adjustability.

– Single-disc front brake with twin-piston caliper and a drum rear brake.

– Chrome-plated rims and spokes.

– Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers excellent grip and provides a low, custom look.

– Durable O-ring-sealed drive chain.

– Chrome handlebar and forward-mounted footpegs are rubber-mounted for reduced vibration and offer a comfortable riding position.



– Custom-style seat is wide and low in the rear and narrow in the front, with dense foam to provide a comfortable 25.6-inch seat height.

– Chrome-plated halogen headlight.

– Simple, easy-to-read instrumentation.

– Helmet lock and tool kit.

– Soft, comfortable handgrips.

– Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim bands project a custom-made look.

– Standard fork lock.

– 12-volt maintenance-free battery.

– Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

– Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site ( and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.



– TOURING ACCESSORIES: Cruiser Shield, Backrest with Pad, Magnetic Tank Bag (Black), Rear Carrier Rack (Round Tube) and Rear Carrier Rack (Square Tube).

– CHROME ACCESSORIES: Oil Filler Cap, Backrest Emblems, Footpegs, Backrest Trim, Radiator Guard, Lever Set and Air Cleaner Cover Emblem.

(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)



Model: VT600C (Standard) / VT600CD (Deluxe)

Engine Type: 583cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 75mm x 66mm

Compression Ratio: 9.2:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Single 34mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity

Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio four-speed

Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain

Front: 39mm fork; 5.7 inches travel
Rear: Single shock with seven-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel

Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Front: 100/90-19
Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 63.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 35°

Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 25.6 inches

Dry Weight: 452 pounds (VT600C) / 458 pounds (VT600CD)

Fuel Capacity 2.9 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

Colors (VT600CD): Light Silver Metallic, Candy Dark Red

Color (VT600C): Black

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.

California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.

About Michael Le Pard 1955 Articles
"Mr. Totalmotorcycle". Owner and Founder of Total Motorcycle. Supporting over Motorcyclists and Motorcycling for 19 great years. Total Motorcycle is my pride and joy and being able to reach out 300 million people has been incredible but I could not have done it without the support of my visitors, readers and members, thank you so much! You are making a difference to millions of riders worldwide. Thank you.